Record Powerball prize drops in Singleton

February 2, 2024 7:37 am in by
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An Upper Hunter woman is in total shock after winning half of the record $200 million Powerball draw overnight.

The Singleton woman and her partner had been checking her numbers when her phone rang after the balls had dropped.

The newly-minted multi-millionaires answered the life-changing phone call on the first ring while lying in bed.

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“Thank you!” the winning woman hysterically laughed.

“It’s a lot of money. A lot of money to fathom!

“I just had a look a moment ago and I instantly went ‘Oh my god.’

“I mean you joke about winning but never expect it to happen to you.

“Well, I absolutely won’t be working anymore! I mean, honestly, do I really need to?!

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“There’s always a lot of hypothetical questions of what I would want to do but now I’m just lost for words. I have no idea.

“Maybe an overseas tour. I think I want to see everywhere.

“My partner is here with me now. He’s a bit in shock. He loves his job, so I don’t know if he’ll be retiring.

“We’ll most definitely be celebrating on the weekend. Our options are endless!

“It’s going to help our children immensely.

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“Wow. I’m just taking it all in. Thank you so much.”

Their winning 50-game QuickPick entry was purchased online.


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